by Edwin Smit and Louie Crew Clay The Presiding Bishop and General Convention have called on the whole church to respond to “systemic racial injustice” to end “the plague of racism in our society and church.” We wanted to examine racial patterns in the Episcopal Church as reflected by diocesan staff, church membership and […]
Day: May 26, 2016
There are three categories of people in the U.S. at risk of becoming homeless: those over 50, veterans and LGBTQ youth. Let’s take a look a closer look at these groups and the hardships they face.
Betsy, Greg, Heather, and Stephen talk about the challenges and joys of parenting in the digital age and what insights that gives us into technology use in the Church.
When people do change their minds, we often applaud them. They got it, we say! They turned to the right side! They made the healthy choice! And it is true that changing one’s mind can be a good thing. Yet, somehow, we also tend to denigrate people who change their minds. When leaders change their minds (to a position we disagree with), we claim that they are wishy-washy, that we can’t trust them.
After her death we learned that for the entire time she was working with the lowliest of sufferers she felt an absence of God’s presence in her life that left her in agonizing desolation.